Oklahoman reporter wins Writer of the Year award
TULSA — Oklahoman reporter Josh Dulaney on Thursday was named Great Plains Newspaper Writer of the Year at the annual Great Plains Journalism Awards luncheon.
Dulaney also won the Narrative Story/Series category for his six-part story "Looking for Logan," a story about the search for 6-year-old Logan Tucker, whose body never has been found. His mother was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life without parole.
Other winners from The Oklahoman in the regional journalism competition are Bryan Terry, Sports Action Photography; Jenni Carlson, Sports Column; Felicia Murray, Headline Portfolio; Jeff Patterson, Sports Page Design; and David Dishman and Dave Cathey, Business Feature.
The Oklahoman staff also were finalists in 18 other categories.
The Great Plains Journalism Awards honors print, web, TV and magazine journalists for outstanding stories, photography and design. The eight-state competition includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.